Faith in Action

We believe in active ministries, framing our faith through service.

Ways to get Involved:

WORSHIP

CARE & NURTURE

EDUCATION & CHRISTIAN FORMATION

OUTREACH & SOCIAL ACTION

Worship

THE DIACONATE

Minister alongside the Pastors in Worship.

CHANCEL CHOIR

Lead us in praise during Sunday Worship. Learn More

(Rehearsals Thursday evening)

CHILDREN'S CHOIR

Children lead the congregation in praise through song and Orff instruments. Learn More

(Rehearsals on Sundays)

PAGEANTS

Children and adults lead us in dramatic presentations of the sacred story.

FLOWER COMMITTEE

Coordinates flower donations for Sunday Worship.

USHERS

Greet and seat members and guests who come to worship.

Care and Nurture

PRAY TOGETHER

Meets Sundays at 9:15am and Wednesdays at 7:00pm in the Chapel for open prayer and support.

COMPASSIONATE CARE

Provide services for members after hospitalization, a new baby and other needs.

WELCOME MINISTRY

Help those  who are new to feel welcome and  introduce them to what First Church has to offer.

FLOWER COMMITTEE

Bring flowers and love to members of the congregation.

HOSPITALITY

Welcome members and visitors.

Education and Christian Formation

ADULT EDUCATION

Educational ministry for adults. Learn More

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Faith formation for children and parents.

Parent Fellowship

 

DISCIPLE ROAD

Adult teachers and shepherds lead and learn with children on Sundays. Learn More

 

CONFIRMATION

Ninth graders and adult mentors seek and discuss their place in the Church.

MENTORS

Adults learn and grow with youth confirmands.

MIDDLE ROAD

Prayer, fun and growth for 7th and 8th grade.

YOUTH GROUP

Prayer, fun and growth for 9 thru 12 grades.

Learn More

SERVICE TRIPS

Youth and adults learning and growing in service.

YOUTH MINISTRY SUPPORT TEAM

Join  youth in their faith journey.

Outreach and Social Action

Teams Within First Church

OUTREACH MINISTRY

Putting faith into action in the community.

COVENANT TO CARE

Support for families and children in foster care.

SOUP KITCHEN SAINTS

Prepare meals for 150 guests of Merton House.

REFLECTIONS ON RACE

 Understand the meaning of our own racial identity, to discern  God's plan for addressing the existing injustices.

REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

Work alongside C.I.R.I. to assist in finding a place in the community for refugees and immigrants.

THE STORE

Provides affordable, clothing and household items to the community.

Who We Support

COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

Volunteers support our community partners in ministry to Bridgeport.

OPERATION HOPE

Members cook supper for 50 guests of the Operation Hope shelter.

 

C.I.R.I.

Assist in helping to settle refugees and immigrants.

SIMPLY SMILES

Working toward bright futures for indeginous people in Oaxaca, Mexico and La Plant, South Dakota.

CROP WALK

Walkers and sponsors raise money to end local and internationall hunger.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Teams build houses for God's people in need.

MADISON SCHOOL

Volunteers read-a-loud, mentor and tutor in Bridgeport School.